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You might have seen the "Star Wars" trilogy more times than you can count, but that doesn’t mean you're prepared to write a term paper on the films within the context of "The Hero's Journey." For inspiration, take a look at our comprehensive collection of entertainment research papers.

  • America's Zoos: Entertainment to Conservation

    America's Zoos: Entertainment to Conservation The children run ahead, squealing with delight. Their parents lag behind holding the children's brightly colored balloons and carrying the remnants of the half-eaten cotton candy. The family stops to let the children ride the minitrain and take pic

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  • Ellison's "Battle Royal"

    Ellison's "Battle Royal" In Battle Royal, Ellison shows us various things to bring our attention to the pain the minority group suffered. In doing this Ellison shows us relationships between the torment they felt to our feelings for them. When the boys enter the boxing ring, they are shown off

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  • Contrast/Comparison of a Country Lifesytle vs a City Lifestyle

    Contrast/Comparison of A Country Lifesytle vs A City Lifestyle The country lifestyle and city lifestyle have a lot of differences, so we saw them such as work, the environment and the entertaiment. Let me tell about these below. The first difference is work. Both of them people usually work , bu

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  • Birth of a Nation: Art or Propaganda

    Birth of A Nation: Art or Propaganda Mankind, engaging in war, driven by whatever instincts guide him, seeks to keep the defeats and victories of battle in his memory and on his conscience. To accomplish this men have used paint and canvas, ink and paper, or instrument and song in their effort to

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  • Steven Spielberg

    Steven Spielberg As a kid in Phoenix, Steven Spielberg charged admission to his home movies while his sister sold popcorn. Although Spielberg excelled at making movies he was not a good student. He hated school and was one of the most unathletic students there. His movie making career began a

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  • Movie Review: the Color Purple

    Movie Review: The Color Purple Byron Hooper 11/18/96 The movie "The Color Purple," directed by Steven Speilberg, was, in general, a satisfactory film. It was enjoyable, if you don't consider accuracy towards the novel it is portraying important. Speilberg obviously had little, if any,

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  • The Success of Michael Crichton's Novels in the Media Industry

    The Success of Michael Crichton's Novels in the Media Industry One only has to look at the astonishing opening weekend of Paramount Pictures' action adventure thriller Congo which was universally panned by critics, to be reminded of the power of the person who created the underlying material: Ju

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  • Minstrels

    Minstrels Minstrels, or traveling thespians, thrived throughout Europe in medieval times. The term minstrel referred to a professional entertainer of any kind from the 12th century to the 17th century. Minstrels were instrumentalist, but were also often jugglers, acrobats, and storytellers. Alt

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  • Dreams

    Dreams Since the dawn of mankind, man has been searching for the answer to just one question: Why do we dream? I believe strongly that the reason is not clear- cut and as easy to answer as it might seem. I think that dreams range in meaning and importance. When someone has a dream, the

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  • The Entertainment Universe

    The Entertainment Universe You are walking down a crowded street on a gloomy evening when you come upon a mass of people listening intently to the preaching of a man. The man has an up-side-down cross branded on his forehead. He is screeching his recitation at the people in a demented angry voic

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  • Comparison Between African and American Cultures

    Comparison Between African and American Cultures Our culture has advanced so far and fast in the last decade. The thing that has advanced our culture most is the technology we have. Our technology has produced us with many new products and entertainment that we really enjoy but don't actually n

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  • Hedda Gabler by Ibsen

    Critical Analysis of Ibsen’s Hedda Gabler A spider becomes caught in it’s own web. This is an example of an attempted manipulation that went awry. Hedda Gabler, by Henrik Ibsen, is a work about a woman who manipulates the fates of others in order to fulfill her own desires. The

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  • Ibsens Roles

    The movement from nineteenth-century Romanticism to twentieth-century Realism in art and literature sought to accurately reflect real life instead of idealizing it. Playwrights all over Europe and America rebelled against the established standards of a "well-made play". They shocked, as well as ho

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  • The Story

    A story can be many things. By the definition, a story is an adventure, a mix of litterary terms, a conflict, an antagonist, a protagonist or hero, all within a coherent timeline, to entertain or teach the person the story is told to. For a person of deeper interest though, a story isn’t jus

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  • The Masque of Red Death

    The Masque Of Red Death. A virus had come. It killed all that it touched. No one could survive, the red death. Nothing had ever been like it. Sharp pain dizziness and bleeding at the pores where its signs. When prince Prospero’s town was half dead he called on “a th

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  • Spotted Horses vs. Mule in the

    “Spotted Horses” Vs. “Mule in the Yard” William Faulkner wrote two short stories, which are alike in many aspects. “Spotted Horses” and “Mule in the Yard” are short stories that both involve comic animal chases and financial transactions. Even

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  • The Crucible 6

    THE CRUCIBLE Throughout the course of life, many things are needed to survive. The main three are food, shelter, and love. Along with these main things there are side items. One of which is entertainment. Entertainment comes in a variety of forms. Some include: sports, music, video games,

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  • Jane Eyre

    In Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte, good weather is Bronte's tool to foreshadow positive events or moods and poor weather is the tool to set the tone for negative events or moods. This technique is exercised throughout the entire novel, alerting the readers of any up coming atmosphere. In the novel

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  • Battle Royal

    Battle Royal In Ralph Ellison's essay "Battle Royal" he describes a Negro boy, timid and compliant, comes to a white smoker in a Southern town: he is to be awarded a scholarship. Together with several other Negroes he is rushed to the front of the ballroom, where a sumptuous blonde ta

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  • Medea vs. Hedda Gabbler

    Medea vs. Hedda Gabbler Medea and Hedda Gabbler are two different plays, yet both have very similar motives in the end. Both women seek to control the destiny of the men in their lives. The reasons are not by the decision of either women, but by the hands of Fate, something out of their contro

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  • Standing in the Light

    1. The theme of this book was in search of ones self. I chose this theme because Catharine was in search of her self throughout the whole story. Her and her brother were taken captive by the Lenape Indian tribe and she had to search to find her self throughout her time in captivity. In the

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  • The Taming of the Shrew - Humo

    In The Taming of the Shrew, Shakespeare creates humour through his characters by creating false realities (as demonstrated by Petruchio's behaviour and attire in the scene of his wedding) and by the use of subterfuge and mistaken identity (shown in the final scenes with the transformation of Kate an

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  • Analysis of Hills Like White E

    In "Hills Like White Elephants" Ernest Hemingway relies on symbolism to convey the theme of abortion. The symbolic material objects, as well as the strong symbolic characters, aid the reader's understanding of the underlying theme. The material objects that Hemingway uses to convey the theme are

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  • Battle Royal 2

    If I had to pick one out of the many stories that we have read and say that it moved me the most, I would have to say that the story would have to be “Battle Royal”. The reason that the story did move me so was because of the author’s keen use of symbolism, the author portrays a la

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  • Battle Royal

    If I had to pick one out of the many stories that we have read and say that it moved me the most, I would have to say that the story would have to be "Battle Royal". The reason that the story did move me so was because of the author's keen use of symbolism, the author portrays a larger meaning than

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  • Sappho and St. Teresa de Avila

    Day by day women are faced with obstacles simply because of gender. In the plays we have read women are faced with obstacles but overcome them. Women in the past were expected to be submissive and not object to the men’s decisions. The world today has changed its face. No longer are women quie

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  • Jazz

    Jazz Jazz is a type of music developed by black Americans about 1900 and possessing an identifiable history and describable stylistic evolution. It is rooted in the mingled musical traditions of American blacks. More black musicians saw jazz for the first time a profession. Sinc

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  • History of Western Music

    Most of the early music that we have today still in print is primarily sacred music. This music, for the most part, is in the form of sections of the Mass, such as the Gloria, Kyrie and Agnus Dei. Most people of the Middle Ages were poor peasants who worked all day for meager wages and had no idle

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  • Computers in Our Society

    Don’t know anything about computers? Don’t think they are a big part of your life? Think again! Computers are wondrous machines that improve our lives in many areas like education, entertainment, and work.(Paragraph)The use of computers in and out of school has made improvements in the w

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  • Dvd vs. Vcr

    INTRODUCTIONThis report will strive to clearly discern the differences between the average home Video Cassette Recorder (VCR) and the recently developed Digital Video Disc (DVD) system. These two home entertainment components have very clear differences. It is important for consumers to carefully co

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